Judicial independence under threat: the Court of Justice to the rescue

Pech, Laurent and Platon, Sébastien (2018) Judicial independence under threat: the Court of Justice to the rescue. Common Market Law Review, 55 (6). pp. 1827-1854. ISSN 0165-0750

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Abstract

The ECJ’s ruling in Associação Sindical dos Juízes Portugueses is nothing short of ground-breaking. First, it is arguably the most important judgment since Les Verts as regards the meaning and scope of the principle of the rule of law in the EU legal system. Second, it comes close to being the EU equivalent of the US Supreme Court case of Gitlow as regards the principle of effective judicial protection.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Law and Politics
Item ID: 28204
Notes on copyright: This is an author accepted manuscript is made available in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Reprinted from Common Market Law Review, Volume 55, issue 6, (2018), pp.1827-1854 with permission of Kluwer Law International. The final published version is available online: https://www.kluwerlawonline.com/abstract.php?area=Journals&id=COLA2018146#
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Depositing User: Prof Laurent Pech
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2019 11:12
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2019 17:47
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/28204

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